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This week’s top travel news stories:

ITA launches Rome flights from London City Airport

Virgin Atlantic boosts New York and Boston services

British Airways launches flights to Agadir, Morocco, next summer

Fly from Heathrow to Kos on British Airways next summer

British Airways is building a brand new lounge in Miami

British Airways returns to Stansted next summer with three seasonal routes

Royal Jordanian launches flights to Manchester and Stansted – good for earning and spending Avios

BA Cityflyer launches two new routes from Edinburgh

British Airways and Avios news:

Get 4,000 Avios with a The Wine Flyer deal until Sunday

What are the current rules for the BA Holidays double tier point offer?

BA flights to Riga and Belgrade have been extended year-round

British Airways launched an Avios-only ‘points plane’ flight to Dubai over half term, but it’s now virtually sold out. Our readers got advance notice.

Cape Town is back as a 160 tier point destination

Credit card news:

A new Hyatt offer has landed on American Express cards

Hotel news:

How do the World of Hyatt changes for 2024 work?

Register now: Hilton launches its bonus points promotion for January to April (click here to register)

Latest reviews:

Rhys reviews the AKI Hong Kong hotel (Accor MGallery) with its unique tatami rooms, image above

Eurostar’s impressive iProov.me service lets Rob bypass the queues at St Pancras

Other interesting news:

Southampton’s Spitfire Lounge is now open again, image above

Should you convert Amex, Heathrow Rewards or HSBC points to Avios on receipt?

Should UK airport slot rules be changed? Here are the issues and options

The story behind the insane Emirates wine cellar

Etihad launches flights to Bali

The new No1 Lounge in Luton has opened

Get a 70% bonus buying Virgin Points

Clubrooms Gatwick South lounge reopens

Why crediting Hertz car rentals to IHG One Rewards is surprisingly attractive

That’s all, folks

Our latest round-up of miles and points offers closing soon is here.

Don’t forget to visit our forum if you have any questions relating to frequent flyer or hotel loyalty programmes or loyalty credit cards.

See you next Saturday.

Rob, Rhys and Sinead @ Head for Points

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